chevee

[ shuh-vey ]
/ ʃəˈveɪ /

noun Jewelry.

a smooth gem with a slightly depressed surface.

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Origin of chevee

<French chevée, noun use of feminine of chevé, past participle of chever to make a hollow in <Latin cavāre, derivative of cavus hollow; see cave
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